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How soon can I take a hot bath or jacuzzi after giving birth?

How soon can I take a hot bath or jacuzzi after giving birth?

Depends: 4 weeks minimum for the womb to close and as long as it takes for any incision or stitches to be closed. Jacuzzi or hot tubes frequently carry a lot of bacteria and the maintenance can not be assured. ...Read more

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I have an inflamed anus due to prostatitis.I been told to take a sitz bath. I now have jacuzzi that i sat in for 15 minutes. How hot can the water be? Is 101 too hot?

I have an inflamed anus due to prostatitis.I been told to take a sitz bath. I now have jacuzzi   that i sat in for 15 minutes. How hot can the water be? Is 101 too hot?

It's fine: Hot baths are a good idea for this problem. 101° is not typically too hot and permissible. Most people seem to shoot for baths around 102° to 104°. Anything beyond this becomes pretty uncomfortable. Let comfort direct what you do. ...Read more

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What can I do to take care of anemia after giving birth to a baby?

What can I do to take care of anemia after giving birth to a baby?

Provided.....: The delivery is uncomplicated, your OB will likely have you continue your prenatal vitamins and will check a CBC in the postnatal period. Fluid shifts after pregnancy also help to reverse the dilution all anemia as well. A balanced diet, which i would recommend to anyone, should also help. Work with your drs and you should be fine. ...Read more

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How soon after giving birth and getting stitches can I get in a hot tub I gave birth on October 4th 2015?

How soon after giving birth and getting stitches can I get in a hot tub I gave birth on October 4th 2015?

I would give it at: least 10-14 days before immersion in water. Showers would be okay. Your vaginal wall and cervix are healing from the trauma of delivery, and would not do well with immersion that could introduce bacteria into your vulnerable uterus. Please take precautions and shower until you have recovered completely. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your pelvic area to heal after giving birth. My baby is now 11 months old and I am still having pelvic pain.

How long does it take for your pelvic area to heal after giving birth. My baby is now 11 months old and I am still having pelvic pain.

Variable: Most women heal by 6 weeks post-delivery, but having some lingering pain can happen occasionally. By 11 months, you should be completely healed and not be having pain at this point. If you had a cesarean delivery you may have some scar tissue.I would rec a sono and testing for other causes.11 mos of pain is long enough to create a chronic pain syndrome. Breastfeeding can cause changes=persis pai. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal after giving birth?

How long does it take to heal after giving birth?

6 -8 weeks: In part it depends on what you need to heal. In general, your uterus and vagina have healed in usually 6-8 weeks. Any incisions may take longer to heal completely. Eating well, lots of fluid and getting rest when you can will speed recovery. ...Read more

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For how long do your stitches take to heal after giving birth?

For how long do your stitches take to heal after giving birth?

4 to 6 weeks: It depends on the extensiveness of the vaginal repair, but in general 4 to 6 weeks which encompasses the post partum period prior to the final check up exam. ...Read more

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Can u take a Plan B a month after giving birth?

Can u take a Plan B a month after giving birth?

Yes, you can.: Please find a regular form of protection. ...Read more